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But Jesus said unto him, Follow me; and let the dead bury their dead.
- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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Other Translations of Matthew 8:22
But Iesus said vnto him, Follow me, & let the dead, bury their dead.- King James Version (1611)
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But Jesus *said to him, "Follow Me, and allow the dead to bury their own dead."- New American Standard Version (1995)
But Jesus saith unto him, Follow me; and leave the dead to bury their own dead.- American Standard Version (1901)
But Jesus said to him, Come after me; and let the dead take care of their dead.- Basic English Bible
But Jesus said to him, Follow me, and leave the dead to bury their own dead.- Darby Bible
But Jesus said to him, Follow me; and let the dead bury their dead. - Webster's Bible
Follow me, said Jesus, "and leave the dead to bury their own dead."- Weymouth Bible
But Jesus said to him, "Follow me, and leave the dead to bury their own dead."- World English Bible
But Jhesus seide to hym, Sue thou me, and lete deed men birie her deede men.- Wycliffe Bible
and Jesus said to him, `Follow me, and suffer the dead to bury their own dead.'- Youngs Literal Bible
Wesley's Notes for Matthew 8:22
8:22 But Jesus said - When God calls, leave the business of the world to them who are dead to God.
People's Bible Notes for Matthew 8:22
Mt 8:22 Follow me. The highest of all duties, now discharged by becoming his disciple, obeying him and making his life our example. Let the dead bury their dead. Those spiritually dead will attend to the last rites of them who have died naturally.
Comments for Matthew 8:22
Terry's comment on 2012-06-22 07:55:26:
It's not what do I think, it's what does it say.
The Scripture clearly tell us we need ot get our priorities straight. Much like WWJD what would Jesus do, it's should be WDJD what did Jesus DO. We need to read and pray and do the things the bible commands us to do.
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